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The Disney College Program is coming back!

May 3, 2021

We are absolutely thrilled to share exciting news about the return of the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World® Resort this June!  Along with much of the world, we’re encouraged by the progress made possible by rising vaccination rates and recently revised guidance around health and safety measures. And while we’re…

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How to have the best virtual internship

April 27, 2021

You could say things look a bit different in the “office” now. Many of us have transitioned to working from home and spending most of our time in a virtual environment. You might have a few questions about what this means for an internship with Disney, wondering, “how will this…

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6 tips for the first week of your Professional Internship

April 26, 2021

Whether this is your first internship or 100th, starting a new position can be very overwhelming. I can remember a few years ago when I first started my Professional Internship with Disney, I always wished there was a guide on how to set myself up for success during my first…

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How to Have the Best Virtual Internship

October 20, 2020

You could say things look a bit different in the ‘office’ now. Many of us have transitioned to working from home and spending most of our time in a virtual environment. You might have a few questions about what this means for an internship with Disney, wondering, ‘how will this…

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We salute our Disneyland cast members!

March 13, 2020

The Disney College Program in Florida has thousands of participants, whereas there are only a few hundred participants on the Disney College Program in California. That’s because the Walt Disney World Resort, located just outside Orlando, Florida, is much bigger than the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Nonetheless, our Disney…

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Dressing for the weather on your Disney program

March 11, 2020

Vincente, a Cultural Representative from Mexico, understands the value of wearing sunglasses to protect his eyes. There’s a saying that the weather in March “comes in like a lion” but “goes out like a lamb.” That’s a good generalization of weather in the northern hemisphere. But what does that mean…

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Two babies born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

March 5, 2020

Oh boy, oh boy! Our animal care team is delighted to welcome two new babies to the herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – a Hartmann’s mountain zebra foal and a sitatunga calf. Both babies are males, and they are doing great as they bond with their moms. Check out these adorable pics! Current Disney…

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Breathe: You’re doing amazing!

March 4, 2020

Moving to a new area, trying to make new friends, working at a new job – it can be stressful. Sometimes when you take on so many changes at once, it can become a burden. There are so many things that can be happening in your life to cause stress,…

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Disney Internships & Programs participants get a first look at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway!

March 3, 2020

All aboard! Many of our program participants had the exciting opportunity to preview Mickey And Minnie’s Runaway Railway ahead of its grand opening at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. On this all-new attraction, guests accompany Mickey, Minnie and Goofy as they drive to a picnic, until their adventure goes off the rails…

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Professional intern spotlight: Sahar, Show Programming Animation at Walt Disney Imagineering

February 28, 2020

Ever wonder how your favorite Disney characters come to life in beloved Disney Parks attractions across the globe? Professional intern Sahar helped the Walt Disney Imagineering team create animatronic magic during her Show Programming Animation internship, then turned that experience into a full-time role as an Associate Technical Animator! Sahar…

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#BeyondDisney: College Program alumni brings magic to the classroom

July 23, 2021

If Krissy, Disney College Program alumni and current fifth-grade teacher in Colorado, had to compare her teaching style to a Disney character, it would be her favorite, Judy Hopps. Just like Judy, Krissy is optimistic, determined and promotes equality in every way she can. Not to mention that she brings…

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Bringing Disney Programs history to life with new Alumni wall!

June 25, 2021

Anyone who has worked in our parks and resorts, especially our merchandise cast members, know that souvenirs and keepsakes aren’t just items we take home with us but tangible memories that serve as reminders of special times and bring to life stories of magical moments. With this in mind, early…

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Ready to begin: First Disney College Program arrivals at Flamingo Crossings Village

June 18, 2021

For the first time in over a year, on June 15, we welcomed several hundred new and returning participants to their Disney College Program! They are the first program participants to move into our new housing complex, Flaming Crossings Village, and a great, warm welcome was awaiting them. Participants arrived…

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Disney College Program applications now open!

May 19, 2021

We are excited to announce that Disney College Program applications open today – apply now! This summer, alongside 2020 participants who were given the opportunity to apply early, we are thrilled to welcome new participants to a Disney College Program at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. Over the past…

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Overhead view of the atrium at the Education Center at Flamingo Crossings Village

Welcome home: Introducing Flamingo Crossings Village!

May 10, 2021

For forty years, the Disney College Program has not only been a great work experience but a home-away-from-home for hundreds of thousands of participants. The program has experienced many changes over the years, but this may be the most exciting one yet! ✨ This summer, we are excited to share…

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Everything you need to know about the return of the Disney College Program

May 5, 2021

We are so excited to welcome participants of a 2020 Disney College Program back this June! An email was sent just a few days ago to those whose programs were shortened or canceled last year, and we can’t wait to see them return. For those of you not a part…

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The Disney College Program is coming back!

May 3, 2021

We are absolutely thrilled to share exciting news about the return of the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World® Resort this June!  Along with much of the world, we’re encouraged by the progress made possible by rising vaccination rates and recently revised guidance around health and safety measures. And while we’re…

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We salute our Disneyland cast members!

March 13, 2020

The Disney College Program in Florida has thousands of participants, whereas there are only a few hundred participants on the Disney College Program in California. That’s because the Walt Disney World Resort, located just outside Orlando, Florida, is much bigger than the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Nonetheless, our Disney…

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Dressing for the weather on your Disney program

March 11, 2020

Vincente, a Cultural Representative from Mexico, understands the value of wearing sunglasses to protect his eyes. There’s a saying that the weather in March “comes in like a lion” but “goes out like a lamb.” That’s a good generalization of weather in the northern hemisphere. But what does that mean…

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8 tips on how to be a good roommate

February 26, 2020

Now that you’re all settled into your new home and work location, it’s a good time to reflect on how you can be the best roommate possible. Whether it’s your first or fifth time living with roommates, it’s important to remember some tips to create the best living situation for…

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